995  
WGUS61 KBOX 190808  
FFABOX  
 
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA  
408 AM EDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-  
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-  
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-  
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HARTFORD, WINDSOR LOCKS, UNION, VERNON,  
PUTNAM, WILLIMANTIC, CHARLEMONT, GREENFIELD, ORANGE, BARRE,  
FITCHBURG, CHESTERFIELD, BLANDFORD, AMHERST, NORTHAMPTON,  
SPRINGFIELD, MILFORD, AND WORCESTER  
408 AM EDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH  
SATURDAY EVENING...  
 
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  
 
* PORTIONS OF NORTHERN CONNECTICUT AND MASSACHUSETTS, INCLUDING  
THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN NORTHERN CONNECTICUT, HARTFORD,  
TOLLAND, AND WINDHAM. IN MASSACHUSETTS, FRANKLIN, HAMPDEN,  
HAMPSHIRE, AND WORCESTER.  
 
* FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING  
 
* WIDESPREAD RAIN WITH EMBEDDED HEAVIER SHOWERS IS EXPECTED TO  
DEVELOP LATE FRIDAY NIGHT CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.  
 
* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS  
MAY RESULT IN URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING.  
 
* IN ADDITION, THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL EXACERBATE MAINSTEM RIVER  
FLOODING ALONG THE CONNECTICUT RIVER. IT MAY ALSO CONTRIBUTE TO  
SHARP RISES FOR A FEW SMALLER STREAMS THROUGHOUT THE WATCH AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON  
CURRENT FORECASTS.  
 
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE  
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE  
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.  
 

 
 

 
 
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